HERBERT LAWRENCE SUDDS

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.

 

Born: 1891, East Peckham, Kent.

Died: 4th March 1919; age: 28; Died – General Paralysis. Served 7 years & 185 days.

Residence: 19, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Maidstone; Date: 24th August 1911; age: 20 years & 7 months; Occupation: Milk Carrier; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: wife – Ellen & parents – of 351, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent. Height: 5ft 5 1/2ins, fresh complexion, light brown eyes & dark hair. Scar under right jaw & scar front of left knee.

 

Joined at 26th August 1911 – Woolwich.

Service:

Home: 25th August 1911 – 29th May 1915.

France: 30th May 1915 – 23rd December 1916.

Leave to England: 24th December 1916 – 3rd January 1917.

France: 4th January 1917 – 10th January 1918.

Leave to England: 11th January 1918 – 25th January 1918.

France: 26th January 1918 – 7th September 1918.

Home: 8th September 1918 – 25th February 1919.

 

Embarked – France – 30th May 1915.

Disembarked – Havre – 31st May 1915.

 

Date of Entry Therein: 31st May 1915 – France.

 

Discharged to an asylum – August 1918. Character – Exemplary.

 

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 66414.

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, 12th Division, Ammunition Column.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.2.88.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Frederick Sudds; husband of  Ellen Beatrice Cully (formerly Sudds), of 1, Castle Square, Castle Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Court Lodge, East Peckham, Kent.

 

Herbert was 8 weeks old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Sudds, 39, a Fruit Gardener, born Mereworth, Kent.

Charity Sudds (nee Dodswell), 43, born Wadshurst, East Sussex.

Frederick John Sudds, 9, born East Peckham.

Louisa Elizabeth Sudds, 7, born East Peckham.

Walter Winyard Sudds, 6, born East Peckham.

Percy William Sudds, 5, born East Peckham.

 

1901   Fountain Lane, Barming, Kent.

 

Herbert was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 49, a fruit Manager.

Charity, 53.

Frederick, 19, a Railway Porter.

Louisa, 17.

Walter, 16.

Percy, 15, a House Boy.

 

1911   351, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent.

 

Herbert was 20 years old, a Milkman. He was living with his parents & brother.

Frederick, 59, a Fruit Gardener.

Charity, 63.

Walter, 27, Boots – Hotel.

 

Herbert’s father, Frederick Sudds, died October 1915, Greenwich, Kent.

 

On the 26th December 1914, at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich, Herbert married Ellen Beatrice Chaplin, born 1889, Ipswich. They had 2 children:

Herbert Lawrence Sudds, born May 1915, Ipswich.

Ruby V. Sudds, born 1917, Ipswich.

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